The burden of critical illness in India can be measured in different ways, but the statistics around non-communicable diseases – largely linked to lifestyle – are still shocking. NCDs caused almost 6 million deaths in India in 2014. Of course, as the second largest country in the world, the numbers will stand out. But when you use globally […]
Critical Illness Insurance – Bounceback
If you are diagnosed with a critical illness, your doctor will play an important role in your life. You will see them regularly and they may become a confidant to whom you reveal your fears and concerns.
We all have idolized a particular celebrity at some stage or the other in life. Their lifestyle, achievements and even physical demeanor has been aspirational for all- young and old alike. Today, social media has made it even easier to watch and follow their lives and events. After all, celebrities are human too and they […]
The bug spreads fast. Stomach infection, flu or chicken pox germs spread in a matter of no time. While some diseases spread through breathing the germs in the air others may be contracted by touch or even consuming contaminated water. You can do little about the environment you live in, but by maintaining healthy habits […]
Raghav Sharma, 40, and Shreyas Gokhle, 42, graduated in 1998 from one of the most prestigious management institutes in India. Specializing in finance, they both advanced in their respective careers. Raghav became an executive at one of the top multinational banks in India, while Shreyas became a consultant with one of the Big Four accounting […]
There was a time when work meant being on one’s feet from sunrise to sunset. People toiled hard during the day not just mentally but also physically. Thanks to technology, nowadays, we spend most of our work time escaping the sun, staring at computer screens and consuming excessive caffeinated drinks and sugary snacks. All these […]
Hypertension, or high blood pressure in everyday language, manifests itself in many forms. It’s invisible until it triggers a host of other problems like heart failure, vision loss and aneurysms, among others. High blood pressure is largely considered to be a “lifestyle” ailment that can be prevented by a healthy diet, exercise, avoidance of tobacco […]
There are a number of common procedures used to treat various types of heart diseases. Depending on the severity of the ailment, the costs of treatment and recovery can really burn a hole in your pocket. Here are costs for some of the most common cardiac ailments and procedures across India.
Kidneys are the silent engines that help keep our bodies balanced. If they’re doing their job properly, they’re neither seen nor heard unless something goes wrong. Kidney failure requires either dialysis or a transplant. Neither are cheap, no matter which Indian city you live in.